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Changes in the prevalence and correlates of menthol cigarette use in the USA, 2004–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The youngest smokers are most likely to use menthol cigarettes. Among smokers, increases in overall menthol cigarette use and menthol cigarette use in whites, Asians and Hispanics since 2010 are of concern. There is tremendous urgency to limit the impact
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 00:18

how do young adults use tobacco, marijuana and alcohol together?

E-cigarette use was not common and arose in the least popular pattern. E-cigarettes were never used exclusively, without the combination of alcohol or another tobacco product, in the past 30 days. The popularity of using marijuana alone increased over ti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 20, 2016 23:41

Patterns of the co-use of alcohol, marijuana, and emerging tobacco products in a national sample of young adults.

E-cigarette use only emerged in combination with alcohol and was the least popular pattern of co-use relative to other patterns....Successful substance use prevention should focus on alcohol's co-use with a variety of substances of abuse, rather than foc
American Journal on Addictions
added Oct 20, 2016 23:40

Why business groups aren't fighting California's tobacco and income tax hike initiatives

“This isn’t something that we’re taking on for self-interested, bottom-line reasons,” said Micah Weinberg, president of the research arm of the Bay Area Council business group. “We think that stopping youth smoking is an important thing to do.”
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 20, 2016 13:31

Qualitative exploration of young adult RYO smokers' practices

Young adults imbue RYO tobacco with positive attributes, many of which centre on rolling rituals or draw on widely held misperceptions of RYO tobacco as less harmful. Excise tax increases could counter perceptions of RYO as more cost-effective while manda
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 23:50

[California] Salon Turning over a new Leaf: Is Big Marijuana becoming the new Big Tobacco?

Are fears of a corporate weed sellers marketing to kids founded — or is it just an anti-legalization smoke screen?...the tide is shifting in favor of legalization. Twenty-five states and the District of Columbia have already legalized marijuana in some fo
Salon Magazine
added Oct 19, 2016 19:32

HUNTER: The Government's War on Vaping

With several studies on the safety of vaping available, it is clear that there is more to these new regulations than just concerns over the nation’s health. Instead, it would appear that, once again, cronyism is being used in order to protect one industr
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
added Oct 19, 2016 18:31

47 Members of Congress Ask President Obama to Ban Child Labor in US Tobacco before He Leaves Office

Nearly 50 members of Congress asked President Obama to ban child labor in US tobacco fields in a letter sent to the White House today. US child labor law allows children as young as 12 to work unlimited hours in tobacco fields as long as they are not mis
Child Labor Coalition
added Oct 19, 2016 18:19

4 things the pro and anti campaigns want to you know about California's proposed tobacco tax hike

Larry Mantle hosted a debate with Robb Korinke of the Yes on 56 campaign and Beth Miller of the No on 56 campaign. Here are four things they want you to know about the controversial ballot measure:
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Oct 19, 2016 16:47

Philly effort to restrict tobacco sellers moves forward

Philadelphia's new health regulations aimed at cutting the number of tobacco sellers in low-income neighborhoods and within 500 feet of schools moved a bit closer to the finishing line with Monday night's Board of Health public hearing. Some businessmen
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03
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